ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced their endorsement of Michelle Lujan Grisham for governor of New Mexico. The congresswoman currently represents New Mexico's 1st District.
"We are excited to endorse Rep. Lujan Grisham for governor of New Mexico," said USW District 12 Director Robert LaVenture. "She has been an excellent congresswoman, and her determination in fighting for workers during her time in Congress has positioned her to be a leader and a strong voice for American families.
"We could not be more pleased to have a candidate with her credibility and record. She is a refreshing change in today's political landscape, and we look forward to working hard to help her win this important race."
The USW represents 850,000 workers in North America employed in many industries that include metals, rubber, chemicals, paper, oil refining and the service and public sectors. USW District 12 includes the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington. For more information: http://www.usw.org/.
CONTACT: Robert LaVenture (720) 307-4096
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SOURCE United Steelworkers (USW)